From Deep Fried Shoes to Anatomical Footwear

By: Rachel Bowman - Published:   Updated: Jun 8 2011 • References:
Sneakers aren't always meant to be worn -- case in point, deep fried shoes. And sometimes, shoes are meant to be worn, but as a statement of individual style -- like crocodile or Star Wars shoes. And on very rare occasions, shoes may even be eaten... mmm, sneaker cakes.

So, here's a look at 13 sneaker styles that will define your individuality, or fill your stomach!

Implications - In the last few years, the streetwear and sneakerhead community have transformed from underground subculture to viable business block. These (often male) swagger clothing enthusiasts constitute an extremely integrated community where products have the ability to viral quickly. Corporations and brands can capitalize on this by creating novelty products that slightly alter a style or trend considered to be one of the main tenets of the industry.

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